Tips for optimal mental health

See a counselor
See a spiritual director
Practice renewing the mind (holding thoughts captive for truthfulness and proclaiming truth when necessary) per scripture's command
Listen to a body relaxation audio/video twice a day. One of the first steps in anyone's healing journey. Available for purchase at https://gailbrenner.com/guided-meditations/
Engage in Christian centering prayer If you stick with it, twice a day, YOU WILL 1) develop a calmer mind, 2) calm the affective nervous system, 3) experience more energy, and 4) experience God's presence more deeply
Do Christian Yoga

Participate in-person, or virtually, in Christian prayer for healing.
Examples: Christian Healing Ministries in Jacksonville Florida and The Inheritance House in Orlando Florida
Avoid/minimize use of alcohol, sugar, and caffeine
See a physician regularly
Read and get familiar with key scripture truths 
Wear or sleep with an image of the
Sacred Heart of Jesus
Receive the Holy Eucharist/Communion as often as possible, if you're of the Catholic faith
Drink plenty of water/avoid dehydration
Do not hold smart phone in hands whenever possible. 
Engage in light to moderate exercise regularly 
Consider in-person or virtual support groups
Do your best to eat healthy and consider a magnesium supplement
Turn off all electronic devices at least 2-3 hours before bed time (key to lowering anxiety levels) 
Get to bed early rather than late if possible.
Pray for deliverance from evil
Utilize the reading resources from clinical Psychologist Dr. Gail Brenner
Read book: Christian Mental Health: From the Pit of Fear and Darkness, to Light and Love
Read book: Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts
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